Orange bag tags are coming to Quinte West

Beginning the week of Aug. 8, orange garbage bag tags will begin to replace the existing purple bag tags in Quinte West. There is no cost increase or change to how or where bag tags can be purchased. 

Purple bag tags can be used until Dec. 31, 2022. Beginning Jan. 1, 2023, only orange bag tags will be accepted.


No. The cost per bag tag ($2.50 per tag) will remain the same.

The distribution of orange bag tags will begin the week of Aug. 8, 2022.

Purple Quinte West bag tags will be accepted until Dec. 31, 2022, after which only the new orange bag tags will be accepted.

Yes. Purple bag tags can be exchanged at no cost for orange bag tags at city hall or the Frankford municipal office in December.

No. There are no changes to curbside collection as a result of the transition from purple to orange tags.

No. Bag tags can be purchased online or in-person at city hall, the Frankford municipal office and at several community businesses throughout Quinte West.

To learn more about garbage bag tags or to buy tags online, visit

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